Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Watertown, Watertown International Airport (KART)

Lat: 43.98°NLon: -75.91°WElev: 325ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.3 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 10 Feb 4:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Watertown NY

Lake Effect Snow Watch February 12, 04:00am until February 13, 01:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around 8. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely before 8am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 12 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then snow after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near 22. Light south wind becoming southwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow before 8pm, then snow showers, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5.

    Cold

    High: -5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.

    Cold

    High: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 8. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday
Snow likely before 8am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then snow after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near 22. Light south wind becoming southwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Snow before 8pm, then snow showers, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
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Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Watertown NY
 43.98°N 75.91°W (Elev. 449 ft)
3:39 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
5pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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